Maladies et problèmes de santé
Sprains are stretched or torn ligaments. A strain is also known as a pulled muscle or muscle tear. Read more to learn how to prevent these types of injuries
The spleen is the second most frequently injured abdominal organ in children. This is because it is not protected by the rib cage. Learn how to recognise a spleen injury and the treatments available.
Every year, hundreds of children and teens play on an organized soccer team. The Montreal Children’s Hospital Trauma Centre sees over 600 soccer related injuries per year.
Don’t forget to check the batteries in your home smoke detectors. To help you remember, think of this slogan “Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery.”
Be aware of small electrical appliances, such as irons, hair dryers and curling irons. These can seriously burn your child!
A sliver is a foreign object that has become embedded in the skin. Here's how to treat this type of injury.
If the person standing beside you can hear the music playing on your MP3 player then it’s too @#$)*%& loud! And you may be permanently damaging your hearing. Yeah! You heard me…you’re making yourself deaf. Read more...
Farming is a way of life. Most injuries to young children living on farms occur when they are in the farm work area. Many of these injuries require hospitalization and some can even lead to death. Here are a few tips to keep your children safe.
Pedestrians, motorists, passengers and cyclists must know and respect all safety rules of the road. We share the road and we share the responsibility of ensuring everyone’s safety. Municipalities and the police also play a role in ensuring a safe environment. Read on to learn about more road safety.